4 days Selous Game Reserve by Road or Air – Southern Tanzania safaris.
Morning pick up from your overnight accommodation in Dar Es Salaam. Thereafter, start the 4 days Selous game reserve safari to arrive in time for Lunch at the Rufiji River Camp. Later on, embarking on an afternoon game viewing safari in the wilderness of Selous National Park. The evening game viewing tour features drives to the banks of the Rufiji. Hordes of Nile crocodile and African Fish Eagles on lookout points near the river. Later in the evening, return to camp for dinner and overnight. Meals and overnight at the Rufiji River Camp.
The full day starts with an extended safari of the Selous. We wake up for an early breakfast, then Collecting our picnic lunches before starting the full day’s drive looking for the elusive wildlife. Elephants on the plains and in the bushes feed alongside Zebra and Impala. We will be scouring the different water holes for predator Kills as well as catching the animals as they drink. Later on, return for dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Our walking selous safari starts early this morning as we take a forest walking tour with the ranger guide. The resident wildlife Guide will be pointing our animals of interest as well as prints of the African Big and small game. See black and white colobus monkey, Vervet monkeys as well as weaver bird nests woven on acacia trees. We return to have lunch at the Camp before the next adventure in the afternoon.
At 3pm, then take an evening boat safari on the mighty Rufiji River. It is here that most of the thirsty animals congregate for a quick drink and it is the same time that the predators such as the Crocodiles amongst Hippos take their chances to feed on the other wildlife. Monitor lizard or the occasional tree squirrel and the Masai giraffe. Expect to See Elephant browsing along the banks of the river. Wild dog parks hunt for antelope in numbers. Lions, as well as the bird life including lilly trotter or Pied Kingfisher. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp.
Have breakfast before another morning game drive in the Reserve. Our safari ends about 11:00am when after an early lunch at the Camp, we head back to Dar es Salaam.
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Tour pricing for the 4 days Selous Game Reserve
Price per person sharing starts at US$1,565 road Safari
Price per person sharing starts at US$1,465 flying safari
Selous Wildlife Game Sanctuary
A safari into the selous wildlife reserve, would mean exploring the vast area of Tanzania’s southern protected area, which covers over 50, 000 square kilometers of plant, wildlife and water bodies. The selous is a famous destination for a Tanzania safari enthusiast who would be looking to discover the rare animals on a holiday to Tanzania. The huge numbers of wildlife in these protected sanctuaries, afford a visitor, some private game viewing experiences of herds of Elephant, Wildebeest, hunting dog, Lion, cape buffalo, Nile crocodile, hippo and the Kudus.
The Rufiji River brings out life, by supporting an ecosystem of the Selous Game reserve, as most of the wildlife in the area look to the source of this river for sustenance. Due to the fact that the area contains permanent water sources, the wildlife can be seen all year around, with the best months being from the months of June into October and the other short season being one that starts in January, till the end of February for an authentic Tanzania Safari.